If your goal is raising happy healthy kids, you must be healthy and happy yourself. Kids learn from their mothers first, and they learn mostly from watching us.
Imagine going to the dentist and hearing a lecture on the importance of good hygiene… But then she smiles and you see her rotting teeth. Or your doctor telling you to quit smoking and then blowing cigarette smoke in your face. Your reaction would be “This person is phony.”
Be An Example For Your Kids
Similarly, it’s important to show your kids you value your health if you want it to rub off on them. Even if you don’t have it totally together… If you can be a fairly consistent example, your child will have a better chance of developing associations between foods that make them feel good, and foods that don’t.
Good Food is Love
One of the most potent ways of raising happy healthy kids is to feed them a healthy diet. Above all, start good habits, and tell them as soon as possible about the benefits of healthy food. As a rule, kids raised on healthy foods tend to make healthy food choices as adults.
Processed, packaged and refined foods are filled with GMOs, sugar, chemicals, colorings, and pesticides. Besides, kids are especially sensitive to additives. As a result, they are poison to their developing bodies.
Eating GMO foods can lead to serious problems like obesity, allergies, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s, joint pain, newborn diseases, diabetes and mental/emotional issues.
There have been studies on GMOs showing organ damage, gastrointestinal and immune system disorders, accelerating aging, and infertility. Food that has been genetically modified leaves toxins inside us that causes long-term health problems. This is nuts!
Food companies not required to label Genetically Modified Food
It can be overwhelming to make sense of ingredients and know the REAL truth about the food you’re eating. Especially when food companies are not even required to label foods that have been Genetically Modified. But there is a SUPER simple way to solve this problem in just a few short minutes. The Truth About Toxic Ingredients in Your Food
Raising Happy Healthy Kids
I NEVER imagined that raising happy healthy kids could be difficult. Instead, foods I thought were “perfectly healthy” turned out to be completely toxic. It seemed impossible — and even silly.
And yet, this is the truth. Our food and water are NOT as clean as it should be. It’s NOT as safe as how the food corporations, the FDA, the Government and the TV advertisers say it is.
And I feel that everyone on this planet deserves to know this. I won’t choose to live in ignorance, and I know you feel the same.
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The FDA and most Governments around the world APPROVE the use of different toxic chemicals in your food, water, and even supplements. You see, instead of making sure corporations NEVER leave any kind of toxic compound in their products…
The FDA actually works with the companies to figure out the “safe amount” of poison allowed on your fruits, veggies, cereals, milk and anything you eat or drink.
Usually, after testing the effect of certain pesticides or GMO food on rats, they slap the “GRAS” (Generally Recognized As Safe) status on that toxic chemical.
Meanwhile, I know this is depressing, but this is the world we live in.
I am here to help you, so please do not hesitate to ask me questions in the comment area below. Do you know what’s in good food, and what’s in bad food? I care and can usually get back to you within a few hours most of the time.
Why Thrive Market?
Do you know about Thrive Market?
It’s an online health food market selling organic groceries and natural health and beauty products. All I can say is that I’ve become a wholehearted supporter over the last year! In fact, I recently wrote a review of Thrive Market to spread the word. Here’s why…
- Products at Thrive Market are typically 25-50% less expensive than if you were to purchase the exact same item at Whole Foods or your local market. They even have Amazon’s prices beat!
- They have continuous promotions that enable you to save even more money or get free gifts. For example, clicking this link will get you a free bottle of maple syrup.
- If you use this link, you can save another 25% off your first order and get free shipping – This is in addition to the 25-50% off you’ll already be saving.
- It’s quick and convenient – My orders arrive typically within 2 days. For example, if I order on Monday, my box arrives on Wednesday… And they have free nationwide delivery!
- Thrive Market is a socially conscious platform with a social mission. For every member on their site, the company also sponsors a free membership for a low-income family make healthy food available for all! How cool is that?